14
Jun 19

Moong/Mung (Green gram) sprouts salad

The various benefits of Mung/moong (green gram) sprouts make them one of the healthiest sprouts among all sprouts. Adding capsicum, carrot and fresh coconut along with lemon makes this recipe must have item in our regular diet. It is full of vitamin, minerals and fiber too.

To prepare Mung sprout is effortless or can say not burdensome task, just soak Mung for 5-8 hours: drain out water, cover with kitchen towel and put into warm and humid place (kitchen corner) for 12-24 hours.

Gradually it grows day by day. You may use as per your requirement and you can keep it in refrigerator too.

Ingredients:

  • Mung (Green gram) sprouts: 100gm.
  • Carrot: 1no.
  • Capsicum: 1 no.
  • Fresh coconut: ¼ (small)
  • Ginger: 1” piece
  • Black pepper powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander leaf: 20 gm.
  • Curry leaves: 5-6 no.
  • Olive oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Salt: half teaspoon
  • Lemon: half

Preparation:

  1. Grate carrot and fresh coconut, keep aside.
  2. Chop capsicum, ginger and coriander leaf, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take a wok, heat oil, put ginger and curry leaves one by one, stir fry on high flame.
  2. Add capsicum, Mung sprout, carrot, and coconut one by one and fry each for 30 seconds on high flame.
  3. Stir well on, continue cooking on high flame; add salt and black pepper put off the flame. Add coriander leaves and lemon juice before serving, transfer into serving tray.
  4.  Moong/Mung (Green gram) sprouts salad is ready. Serve immediately.
Moong/Mung (Green gram) sprouts salad
Ingredients
Ingredients
put ginger and curry leaves
Add capsicum, Mung sprout, carrot, and coconut
Add capsicum, Mung sprout, carrot, and coconut
Add capsicum, Mung sprout, carrot, and coconut
Add capsicum, Mung sprout, carrot, and coconut
Add capsicum, Mung sprout, carrot, and coconut
add salt and black pepper
add lemon juice
Moong/Mung (Green gram) sprouts salad
Moong/Mung (Green gram) sprouts salad
Moong/Mung (Green gram) sprouts salad

01
Jun 19

Palak tomato and chana dal soup

Eating the right type of food is the key for healthy, beautiful and youthful living and it ensures you for quality life too.  To prepare ‘Palak tomato and chana dal soup’ is very quick and simple. It is delicious and healthy too. It is light on the stomach and rich in protein & vitamins.

Here I used micro wave to boil the ingredients and used dal which is soaked for ½ an hour. You may use pressure cooker then there is no need to soak the dal.

Ingredients:

  • Spinach: 200 gm
  • Chana dal (split Bengal gram): 2 tablespoon
  • Onion: 1 no. (Medium size)
  • Tomato: 2-3 no. (Medium size)
  • Ginger: 2” piece
  • Water: 5 cup
  • Butter: 50gm.
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon
  • White rock salt: ½ teaspoon
  • Black rock salt (Kala namak): 2 pinch
  • Black pepper powder: ½ teaspoon

Preparation:

  1. Clean and chop spinach, onion, tomatoes and ginger into small pieces.
  2. Clean and wash chana dal, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Put all ingredients, except butter and kala namak in pressure cooker; Place cooker on maximum heat, bring it to full cooking pressure, reduce to lower heat and cook for 2-3 minutes. Allow cooker to cool.
  2. Here I used micro wave to boil the ingredients and used soaked dal (soaked for ½ an hour).
  3. After cooling, roughly grind it in mixer grinder for few seconds, Pass this through soup sieve. Discard the residue. Reheat soup; add kala namak and fresh ground black pepper. Serve with bread croutons.
Palak tomato and chana dal soup
ingredients
micro wave to boil the ingredients and used soaked dal
After cooling, roughly grind it in mixer grinder
Palak tomato and chana dal soup

24
May 19

Egg fried rice

Hello my viewers…

Today I am going to upload a high protein recipe; that is very easy to prepare, easy to put into lunchbox. ‘Egg fried rice’ you may prepare it with left over rice but if you go with fresh cooked rice, it is necessary to cool completely to make the recipe.

Green peas and golden clumps of eggs in the recipe looks very appealing and mouth watering…study shows that eating protein rich food is good for overall health for all age group…

Ingredients:

  • Cooked rice: 2 cup
  • Egg: 2 no.
  • Ginger: 2” piece
  • Onion: 1no. (Medium size)
  •  Fresh Peas: 50 gm.
  • Cumin: ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander leaf: 20 gm
  • Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Green chili: 1 no.
  • Red chili powder: ½ teaspoon (optional)
  • Cooking oil/olive oil: 1 tablespoon
  •  Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper (crushed): ½ teaspoon
  • Lemon: ½ (optional)
  • Preparation:
  1. Chop the onion, ginger, green chili and coriander leaves, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Heat oil in a fry pan, adds cumin, and sputters for few seconds add chopped chili, ginger and onion, fry on high flame till it gets translucent.
  2. Add peas, turmeric powder, coriander powder and chili powder and stir properly, fry for couple of minutes, add cooked rice and salt, stir well and cook it for 3-4 minutes with lid on.
  3. Break eggs and add, stir for 3-4 minutes on medium flame. Put off the flame and add lemon juice and black pepper transfer in to serving bowl.
  4. Serve Egg fried rice immediately with salad or as it is.
Egg fried rice
Ingredients
add chopped chili, ginger and onion
add chopped chili, ginger and onion
add chopped chili, ginger and onion
Add peas, turmeric powder, coriander powder and chili powder
add cooked rice and salt
Break eggs and add
Break eggs and add
stir for 3-4 minutes on medium flame
add lemon juice and black pepper
Egg fried rice
Egg fried rice

15
Mar 19

Aata (wheat flour) ka halwa

Daunting challenges like examination of your kids, headache complains, weakness, feeling tired due to study or physical activity; you will definitely go with mouthwatering delicacy and authentic Indian cuisine.

 Aata ka halwa (pudding) have rich amount of protein, iron and carbohydrates for instant energy. Your child becomes sharper, when you start their day with this at least two weeks regularly. This is the Dadi ma ka nuskha…

Ingredients:

  • Aata: one and half cup
  • Sugar: 1 cup
  • Ghee: ½ cup
  • Green cardamom: 5-6 no.
  • Raisin: 1 tablespoon
  • Cashew nut: 8-10 no.
  • Almond:6-8 no.
  • Water: one and half cup

Preparation:

  1. Discard the skin of cardamom, crush the seeds. Keep aside
  2. Slice the cashew nut. Keep aside.
  3. Boil water along with sugar, and make sugar syrup. Keep aside.

Method:

  1. Heat ghee in a fry pan, add Aata.
  2. Roast Aata on medium low flame till it gets golden brown in color.
  3. Add cashew nut and raisin in it and fry for a minute.
  4. Add sugar syrup, stir to mix well.
  5. Let it cook for 5- 8 minutes on medium low flame.
  6. Stir it, lower the flame continue to cook till the halwa consistency come.
  7. Add cardamom powder, stir to mix well.
  8. Add one tablespoon of ghee to finish off.
  9. Transfer it to serving bowl and Garnish with dry fruits or as per your choice.
  10. Aata ka halwa (pudding) is ready to serve.
Aata (wheat flour) ka halwa
Ingredients
add Aata
Roast Aata on medium low flame
Add sugar syrup
Aata (wheat flour) ka halwa

14
Mar 19

Salted sattu drink (salted protein drink)

Sattu is grounded roasted black gram or chana; it is one of the most common nutritious homemade powders (flour). It is very popular in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and eastern part of India.

Making chana ka sattu is a time taking process; I used here readymade sattu flour from Bihar.  If you don’t have, just grind the roasted chana dal to fine powder, sieve it and use it.

 In summer; sattu drink stall is available in every nuke and corner in Bihar. No need to cook. Just mix it with glass of water. ‘Salted sattu drink’ is a great hydrating and cooling drink for fitness freaks, a post workout protein kick. It is boon for us to fight summer and avoid dehydration, so bye-bye to heat stroke with this sattu recipe…

Consume it empty stomach for best result.

Ingredients:

  • Sattu (roasted chana dal powder): 40-50 gm
  • Salt: ¼ teaspoon
  • Roasted cumin powder: 2 pinch
  • Dry mango powder: 2 pinch (optional)
  • Fresh lemon: 1 no. (As per your taste)
  • Fresh Mint/coriander leaf: (optional)
  • Water (Chilled): 300-400 ml.

Method:

  1. Take a pan, put sattu, salt, roasted cumin powder, dry mango powder and mix all properly along with water, stir and mix well so that no lumps formation.(if there is lumps, break that with spoon)
  2. Just before serving, add lemon juice as per your taste, pour in glasses and serve sattu drink.
  3. Decorate with fresh mint or coriander leaves.
Salted sattu drink (salted protein drink)
ingredients
Take a pan, put sattu, salt, roasted cumin powder
Adding water
add lemon juice
pour in glasses
pour in glasses
Salted sattu drink (salted protein drink)